Cambrian 110 Six-wheel First/Second Composite (body only) built 1894

Cambrian 110 Six-wheel First/Second Composite (body only) built 1894

Cambrian 110 Six-wheel First/Second Composite (body only) built 1894
Cambrian 110 Six-wheel First/Second Composite (body only) built 1894

 

Present Location Swindon Cricklade
County Location Swindon
Designed For Cambrian
Built by Metro Carriage Wagon
Type CZ
First Number 110
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes First/Second 6-wheel Semi-Corridor Lavatory Composite with separate luggage compartment. Built 1894, W and then G 1934 as holiday accommodation in Hayle, Cornwall. Abandoned ca. 2000: significant rot set in. P Summer 2009 and now under active restoration by Swindon & Cricklade Railway Vintage Train Project. By 08/12 main floor timbers and all flooring replaced, all partitions replaced, internal corridor wall frames built and external cladding begun. By 08/17: work on roof completed; toilet installed (but not yet working). 05/19: work in progress on the luggage compartment doors (see main photo); work on compartment seating underway (see third additional photo below), with the side corridors also in place; restroom in First Class section now in place, with a pull-down sink and a hand-crafted toilet made from a photograph. 08/20: plan is to mount body on underframe of BR 94817 (qv).
Owner Swindon & Cricklade Railway Vintage Train Project
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity n/a
Storage Under Cover
Operating No
Photo Date 18/05/2019
Photo by Bradley Wurth
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 21/09/2020

Chris Randell - as seen at 02/2012
Chris Randell - as seen at 02/2012

Steve West - as seen at 05/07/2015
Steve West - as seen at 05/07/2015

Bradley Wurth 18/05/2019: First (left) and Second (right) compartments
Bradley Wurth 18/05/2019: First (left) and Second (right) compartments


 

 










 



 

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